Category Archives: mixed media

Carrying On II

This is the second piece in the Carrying On series, based on the parfleche cylinder shape. It is probably most recognizable as a tribute to a Native utensil because of its presentation and the suede fringe. My concept for the

Carrying On II

This is the second piece in the Carrying On series, based on the parfleche cylinder shape. It is probably most recognizable as a tribute to a Native utensil because of its presentation and the suede fringe. My concept for the

Carrying On III

This piece is the third in my Carrying On series. I wanted to do something with more color and a bit of fun. This piece is still based on a parfleche form, saddlebags. I painted the fabric with circles and

Carrying On III

This piece is the third in my Carrying On series. I wanted to do something with more color and a bit of fun. This piece is still based on a parfleche form, saddlebags. I painted the fabric with circles and

Strings Attached: New Mexico Sunset

A few posts ago, I gave you a sneak peek at part of this piece…the “headdress”. It is composed of a quilted fabric embellished with irrigation tubing and newspaper yarn. The body of the piece is made from newspaper, sewn

Strings Attached: New Mexico Sunset

A few posts ago, I gave you a sneak peek at part of this piece…the “headdress”. It is composed of a quilted fabric embellished with irrigation tubing and newspaper yarn. The body of the piece is made from newspaper, sewn

Carrying On I

This is the second piece I completed using woven cotton strips. I combined them with fabric I painted and quilted VERY densely. I thought I would quilt in a larger circular pattern, but it added too much texture and competed

Carrying On I

This is the second piece I completed using woven cotton strips. I combined them with fabric I painted and quilted VERY densely. I thought I would quilt in a larger circular pattern, but it added too much texture and competed

Woven…no. 1

This is the first of three woven cotton pieces I completed in the past few weeks. I have struggled to achieve the right “sticks” for the top, but think I am satisfied with the arrangement in the second picture. Neither

Woven…no. 1

This is the first of three woven cotton pieces I completed in the past few weeks. I have struggled to achieve the right “sticks” for the top, but think I am satisfied with the arrangement in the second picture. Neither

Experimenting with the Boxes

I finished my first piece using the many boxes I folded and painted. I wanted to complete a piece to test my concept and to work out the technical aspects of putting it all together. I wanted to test color…do

Experimenting with the Boxes

I finished my first piece using the many boxes I folded and painted. I wanted to complete a piece to test my concept and to work out the technical aspects of putting it all together. I wanted to test color…do

New Year, New Work

My galleries in Madrid, Santa Fe, and Durango are well supplied for the slow months of January and February, so I am working on mixed media textile pieces to submit to an upcoming show at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in

New Year, New Work

My galleries in Madrid, Santa Fe, and Durango are well supplied for the slow months of January and February, so I am working on mixed media textile pieces to submit to an upcoming show at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in